Joshua Reynolds

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How to escape the overthinking trap: stop judging yourself

Before Christmas I took a young relative to a jazz concert. The thought of it ruined his whole day. He scuffed around the house like an alt-right voter at a refugee camp.<p>In the event, even he acknowledged that we had a fine time. But neither of us would ever get back the dreadful hours that …

Mental Health

An expert reveals the secret to why Denmark is the happiest country in the world

And there is good reason to listen to him — he has become a leading expert on the matter since he founded The Happiness Research Institute of Copenhagen, a think tank which explores global trends of life satisfaction.<p>Appropriately enough, Wiking hails from Denmark, the happiest country in the …

Great Motivational Quotes To Read Before Going To Sleep

An alarming amount of our population suffers from insomnia or reports having low quality sleep. Sometimes after having a busy day I used to get in bed and have a hard time falling asleep because too many thoughts were rushing through my mind. After I picked up my meditation practice, and started …

‘Harry Potter’ filmmakers reveal the most complicated thing in the movies

When designing the "Harry Potter" universe on screen, everything had to be consistent. It's an elaborate world, and just one slip could ruin the magic.<p>But there was one major problem the filmmakers faced over and over again: the series wasn't finished.<p>Half of the "Harry Potter" movies were made …

Want to Be Happier? Stop Doing These 7 Things Today

Train your mind to move away from these behaviors to make your life easier.<p>There are plenty of things you can, theoretically, add to your life to be happier.<p>Exercise! Gratitude! Spending time with friends! Hooray!<p>What's more surprising is that there are plenty of things you can take <i>out</i> of your life …

7 Quotes to Stop You from Worrying About Things You Can’t Control

<i>Letting go of control… and being OK with it.</i>That is one of the greatest struggles many of us deal with on a daily basis, myself included.Because …

28 incredible roads to drive in your lifetime

From a mountain pass in Abu Dhabi to routes that wind through the Swiss Alps, these roads make for a drive you won't soon forget.<p><i>Sarah Schmalbruch contributed to an earlier version of this post.</i>

This 75-year-old NASA legend has been working in secret for 10 years building a startup that wants to outdo Intel and Google

After leaving NASA, Goldin spent some time bouncing around and studying robotics before accepting a position as the president of Boston University in 2003. He never officially held the position, however, because the school terminated his contract a day before he was slated to start (though he still …

10 Empowering Quotes to Start Your Monday Off Right | Inc.com

Do you need a little inspiring motivation to start the day?<p><b>Here are 10 motivational quotes about success from some of my favorite people to help you off on the right foot:</b><p>"Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out." -Robert Collier<br>• "Do what you have always done and you'll get …

Motivation

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. The $35,000 Tesla Model 3 is here.</b> The new electric vehicle has a 200-plus mile range.<p><b>2. Apple is turning 40.</b> The New York Daily News has put together a retrospective on the Cupertino tech giant.<p><b>3. Beleaguered healthcare startup Theranos failed to meet its own accuracy standards.</b> That's …

New Albums

Model 3 Invites Start Going Out, What Do We Know About Tesla's Small Sedan?

With less than four weeks until the March 31 unveiling of Tesla’s Model 3, the first invites to the event have started to arrive. Exactly how much Tesla will show remains up in the air at this point — even the venue hasn’t been confirmed, though the company’s Hawthorne, Calif. facility seems …

Tesla

The 'hidden airport' travel hack could save you as much as 80% on flights

But a new travel website called Tripdelta says it has created a unique algorithm that can save travelers as much as 80% on flight prices compared with those found on the bigger websites.<p>The website, which has been in the works for over two years, was put together by a team of developers who created …

In memoriam: 7 once-hot startups that shut their doors in 2015

While the seven on this list collectively raised nearly $400 million in venture capital, these startups are only a few of the high-profile ones that ended up shuttering their doors in 2015. CB Insights has a full list of 146 startup failure post-mortems from the past few years.<p>Here's how they tried …

The hardest college to get into in every state

What's the hardest school to get into in the country? Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, tops Niche's list.William B. Plowman/Getty Images<p>With an acceptance rate of just 5.8% and typical SAT scores between 2120 and 2390, Harvard University is America's hardest college to get into, …

Final Vulcan bomber flight: Crowds urged to stay away from XH558's farewell

Police warn the very last flights by the only airworthy Avro Vulcan may have to be cancelled if crowds ignore warnings to stay away from its home airport<p>The final flights of Britain's last airworthy Vulcan bomber may have to be cancelled because of fears a huge influx of sightseers will create …

The differences between Shia and Sunni Muslims

The conflicts between Shia and Sunni Muslims go back to the seventh century and the death of the Prophet Muhammad.<p>Yet a spotlight has been shone recently on the differences between the two branches of the religion as the number of clashes between both groups has intensified.<p>The vast majority of the …

If The Floor's A-Rockin', Just Keep A-Bouncin'

In a town known for "keeping it weird," the Crystal Ballroom in Portland, Ore., doesn't immediately stand out. But it's got plenty of character below the surface.<p>The interior of this 100-year-old brick building is striking — high ceilings are accented by two gorgeous antique chandeliers, and …

The most uplifting playlist ever, according to a neuroscientist

The list was commissioned by British electronics brand Alba, which had done a large survey of customers around the UK and Ireland — asking everything from their basic music taste to what sounds they listen to to feel happier.<p>According to Jolij's blog:<p>Basically, they asked me whether I could find a …

Are viruses alive? New evidence says yes

Evolutionary history suggests they evolved from ancient cells<p>Influenza, SARS, Ebola, HIV, the common cold. All of us are quite familiar with these names. They are viruses—a little bit of genetic material (DNA or RNA) encapsulated in a protein coat. But what we don’t really understand, and what …

4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Bruce Springsteen on Making 'Born to Run': 'We Went to Extremes'

He had one last chance to make it real. Or at least that's how the story goes. With 1975's <i>Born to Run</i>, a 25-year-old Bruce Springsteen felt like his …

Stephen Hawking: Black Holes 'Are Not The Eternal Prisons' We Once Thought

Stephen Hawking, who once stunned the scientific community by saying that black holes emit radiation, expounded on another groundbreaking theory on Tuesday.<p>"The message of this lecture is that black holes ain't as black as they are painted. They are not the eternal prisons they were once thought," …

Missile Man to President: ‘A P J Abdul Kalam drove people to think’

Kalam was also instrumental in laying the foundation of the rocket launch systems at the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) during a nearly …

Space Exploration

India’s DNA profiling bill may become one of the world’s most intrusive laws

Among all the forensic tools available to criminal investigators, DNA analysis is the only one that has consistently produced reliable results. Now Narendra Modi, India’s prime minister, wants to ensure that the technique be used more widely to convict criminals in the country.<p>While the goal is …

Genetics

Eight ways to radically increase your productivity

Beginnings are the most exciting and energizing times in life. If things have been in a slump for you, make some changes. Lasting success comes from making pointed shifts in your behavior on a daily basis. Success is rarely the result of the major decisions you have to make due to the long and …

Self-improvement

What Are the Best Inexpensive Lightweight Hiking Boots?

<i>A:</i><p><i>Summer Buyer's Guide</i> tester Billy Brown currently has an office, a closet, and a garage overflowing with next year's light hikers. The founder of Trek Tech blog and his testers have run about 120 boots through the ringer over the past year. In other words, he knows this category about as well as …

Revealed: the aftershave that turns women on

The actor Steve McQueen was known for wearing Christian Dior’s Eau Sauvage, which contains the stimulating chemical Hedione<p>With his ice cool demeanour and smouldering good looks it is no surprise that the actor Steve McQueen was attractive to women.<p>But new research suggests he may have a little …

The last unmapped places on Earth

Have we mapped the whole planet? As Rachel Nuwer discovers, there are mysterious, poorly charted places everywhere, but not for the reasons you might think.<p>In 1504, an anonymous mapmaker – most likely an Italian – carved a meticulous depiction of the known world into two halves of conjoined ostrich …

How to make an app

Knowing how to make an app has never been more vital. We've covered the best iPhone apps and iPad apps for designers elsewhere on the site – but here …

NASA testing shape-shifting wings that make planes more efficient

The first airplane ever flown, the Wright Flyer, used "wing-warping," in which pulleys twisted the trailing edge of the airfoil for roll control. Ironically, NASA is now revisiting that tech in a way by flight-testing the FlexFoil, a system that replaces a plane's mechanical flaps with a …